Welcome to the North Central Region

About Us

North Central Region

We are the North Central Region Water Network – a 12-state collaboration between Extension water resource professionals and university, federal, state, NGO and industry partners. We are built upon decades of USDA-funded water programming in the Great Lakes and Heartland regions, and North and South Dakota. Our relationships are anchored by a core team of Extension state water representatives and Extension Directors throughout the region.

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The Current Webinar Series

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The Current webinar series is our way of connecting you with our network and water outreach, research and collaboration efforts across the North Central Region. These speed networking events are designed for university and Extension professionals – and won’t take up too much real estate on your crowded calendar.

Upcoming Webinar: Wed., June 17, 2015, 2-3 p.m. Central:  Midwest Cover Crops Council

  • Dr. Dean Baas, Senior Research Associate, Michigan State University Extension: The Midwest Cover Crops Council -A regional collaboration that works
  • Dr. Tom Kaspar, Plant Physiologist, USDA-ARS, National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment: Effect of cover crops on nitrogen in tile drainage
  • Dr. Matt Ruark, Assistant Professor and Extension Soil Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison: Cover crops after fall manure application

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